Naughten – New status for Ireland West Airport Knock could boost West Roscommon

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed Cabinet has approved plans to designate Ireland West Airport Knock as a Strategic Development Zone. The proposal to make an order for the Ireland West Airport Knock Strategic Development Zone was agreed at the…

€36,000 allocated to Tisrara Community Centre

The Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring TD has announced that Tisrara Community Centre is one of a number of projects nationwide to receive funding under the Targeted Community Infrastructure Needs measure of the CLÁR programme. €36,000…

Eight Roscommon projects to benefit from anti-litter funding

Eight projects throughout Roscommon have been allocated a total of €22,750 to help the crackdown on illegal dumping. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten made the announcement earlier today, adding that this second phase of funding…

Better mobile coverage on the way to Roscommon

An announcement by Comreg, the statutory body responsible for the regulation of Ireland’s communications sector, means that faster 4G speeds and wireless internet services will soon be available in Roscommon. In a statement released earlier Comreg says that five licences…

€14,000 allocated to Castlerea Demense Playground

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone TD, has announced that €14,000 has been awarded to Roscommon County Council for enhancements to the Playground in Castlerea Demense. Roscommon is one of 22 Local Authorities to benefit from…

Roscommon groups invited to apply to Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, has announced a large increase to the Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund. This fund, which has operated since 1997, supports local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups.…

Minister Denis Naughten highlights plight of Boyle M.E. sufferer

Local Minister Denis Naughten joined Christine Fenton from Boyle outside Dáil Eireann to highlight the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) sufferers throughout Ireland. Speaking at the event Christine Fenton said “Myalgic Encephalomyelitis has been classified as a neurological disease by…

Minister launches campaign to change people’s behaviour towards gum litter

Picture Credit: Andrew Downes / exposure.ie Minister Denis Naughten officially launched the Gum Litter Taskforce’s gum litter education campaign earlier today in Roscommon town. The campaign has had huge success to date in changing the public’s behaviour to gum litter…

Funding approved for major realignment of N61 north of Roscommon town

Funding has been approved for the latest phase of the upgrading of the N61 just north of Roscommon town as far as Coolteige Cross Roads. The proposed development will be a 2.5km long standard Single Carriageway. Although no start date…

14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon to benefit from funding

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced that 14 Listed Buildings in Roscommon have been allocated funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund. Overall 569 heritage projects…

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